How are you doing, friends? How are you feeling about this whole man-who-talks-about-grabbing-pussies-who-lost-the-popular-vote-by-3-million-and-mocks-a-disabled-reporter-as-president thing?
I spent yesterday at the Minnesota women’s march. I’ve followed my own advice and set up on-going donations to organizations that support causes that are important to me. I use Countable to let me legislators know how I feel. Here’s what we do next.
If you’re not sure where to start, I love Rachel’s sage advice: “You don’t need to do everything. You just need to do something.”
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Sara is one of those rare humans who’s managed to combine art + spirituality + business. Simple tips to grow your email list + making a crystal creativity grid. <- did not know that was a thing till now!
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Under the heading of ‘things you didn’t know you wanted till you saw them‘
Related: my own completely airtight tips for getting over a breakup. (I got married two weeks before my 35th birthday. This is practically an area of professional expertise.)
Also related: Is there a good way to handle running into an ex?
Victoria Beckham’s letter to her 18-year-old self. So sweet!
There is a red telephone box outside the school and you have just rung your parents, crying, “I can’t do this, I miss home, I’m not good enough.” And Mum has told you to come home. “We’ll go to Lakeside and buy a new pair of shoes,” she said. It’s tempting. But then Dad got on the phone: “Stay there, prove everyone wrong.”
Did you know that a bill was just introduced that would remove the U.S. from the United Nations? Call your legislators.
A vegetarian sandwich even carnivores will love!
Related: I’m vegetarian and I’m considering doing the vegetarian version of the The Whole 30. (Apparently this is the shopping list.) Has anybody done a meat-free Whole 30? Any tips or advice?
If I ever made art, it would be along these lines.
These cookies look goooood.
Such a good reminder: Life is full of partial solutions—where there’s a way to get a need met, and it might not be the ideal way, but it’s a way that works.
9 tips for a happy, healthy new year (basic but good reminders!)
A Zebra shark had babies without a male after years of isolation.
But what makes Leonie’s circumstances especially rare is that asexual reproduction tends to manifest in females that have never had a sexual history. Reportedly, there have only been two other documented cases of this occurring—once with an eagle ray and another with a boa constrictor.
You guys know how I feel about viewing other, unwitting humans as a source of entertainment. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to have an unflattering, unkind photo of you go viral, this woman shares her story.
The reason I am sharing this is because people think it is funny to laugh at people with disabilities. You can not see my disabilities but they are there and they are REAL. So next time you see photos making fun of people just remember you know nothing about these people or the struggles they face everyday. It is never just harmless fun to laugh at someone.
For perfectionists: How to deal with not being good at something.
Hope you had a good weekend, friends.